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Historical Events In May - 12

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1828  D G Rossetti, writer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  Paul Karrer, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  On May - 12 gaetano Donizetti's opera "L'elisir d'amore," premieres in Milan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1835  On May - 12 charles Darwin visits copper mines in North Chile  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  Jules Emile Fred Massenet, Montaud France, composer (Manon, Le Cid) on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1843  Johann Georg Lickl, composer, dies at 74 on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1845  Gabriel Urbain Faure, Pamiers France, composer (Requiem, Ballade) on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1845  August Wilhelm Schlegel, German poet/interpreter/critic, dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  Willem Alexander PFL crowned king Willem III in Amsterdam on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  John Richardson, Canadian writer (War of 1812), dies on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1861  On May - 12 christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer, dies at 50  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  Federal troops occupies Baton Rouge LA on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  Federal troops occupies Baton Rouge Louisiana on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  On May - 12 battle of Raymond MS  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Battle of Raymond, Miss on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  On this day in history charles Bordes, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On May - 12 battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history battle of Todd's Tavern VA (Sheridan's Raid)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Butler attacks Drewry's Bluff on James River (Fort Darling) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  US Union colonel Emory Upton (24) promoted to Brigadier-General on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history battle of Drewry's Bluff, VA (Ft Darling)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history abner Monroe Perrin, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 37  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  On this day in history last land action of Civil war at Palmito Ranch, Texas  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1867  On this day in history hugh Trumble, cricket off-spinner (great Aust at turn of century)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  Halsey William Wilson, US, publisher of reference books on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Manitoba becomes a Canadian province on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Manitoba becomes a province of Canada on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  On this day in history segregated street cars integrated in Louisville KY  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  Segregated street cars integrated in Louisville, Ky on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  On this day in history daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer, dies at 89  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  Oscar II of Sweden-Norway is crowned King of Sweden on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  On this day in history uS Assay Office in Helena MT authorized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  US Assay Office in Helena, Montana authorized on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  On this day in history clemens Freiherr von Pirquet, Austrian physician (Reaction of Pirquet)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1401  Emperor Shōkō (d. 1428) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1496  Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1560) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1590  Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1621) was born on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  On May - 12 birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor General of New France (d. 1698)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On this day in history birth of louis Hennepin, Flemish missionary (d. 1705)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1662  On this day in history birth of jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  August II, the Strong One, King of Poland (355 children) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  On this day in history birth of frederick Augustus I of Poland (d. 1733)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0912  Leo VI Sophos, Byzantine Emperor (886-912), dies at 45 on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1003  Gerbert, French scholar, dies in Rome on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1012  Sergius IV, [Pietro Crescentii], Italian Pope (1009-12), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1382  On this day in history johanna I, Queen of Naples/Provence, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1465  Death of Thomas Palaeologus, Despot of the Despotate of Morea on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1634  On May - 12 george Chapman, English dramatist/interpreter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  Death of Thomas Wentworth, English viceroy of Ireland, beheaded at 48 on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1649  On May - 12 death of isaac Doreslaer, English lawyer/diplomat, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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